The making of a London suburb : capital comes to Penge /

"Penge is an unpretentious, ordinary, resolutely unfashionable railway suburb, adrift in the low-rise sprawl of south-east London. This is a study of the transformation of the local landscape during the key period from the late 18th to the late 19th centuries when Penge was transformed from a s...

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Author / Creator:Spence, Martin.
Imprint:Monmouth, Wales : Merlin Press, 2007.
Description:x, 131 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Suburbs -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Suburbs -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Suburbs.
Penge (London, England) -- History.
England.
England -- London -- Penge.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7252039
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ISBN:9780850365894
0850365899
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-126) and index.
Summary:"Penge is an unpretentious, ordinary, resolutely unfashionable railway suburb, adrift in the low-rise sprawl of south-east London. This is a study of the transformation of the local landscape during the key period from the late 18th to the late 19th centuries when Penge was transformed from a semi-rural hamlet into a thoroughly urban railway suburb."--BOOK JACKET.